Eat Healthy But Eat Too Much? How to Stop Overeating Healthy Food

Are you eating healthy food but find that you're eating too much and, as a result, not achieving your health and weight loss goals? Here are four questions to help you stop overeating healthy food.

Maybe you have been making a conscious decision to eat more veggies, lean protein, less-processed foods, and more healthy fats... but... you haven't been seeing the weight loss you wanted (or might even be gaining weight).

I know it can be really frustrating, or worse, could cause you to have a meltdown like I have in the past when I got on the scale and saw a number I did not want to see nor expect (you may have heard me talk of my battle with scale-jail in the past).

In my latest video, I share my best strategies for getting to the bottom of what is really going on if you know you're overeating healthy food.

1. What are you actually eating?

You always have to be mindful of what you are eating. You may be going for the healthier choice, but some healthy options can be high in calories. I always tell my clients about my 80-20 guideline – where 80% of my meals are composed of whole foods and 20% are non-whole foods, i.e. processed foods and/or treats. Looking at the ingredients and nutrition labels will greatly support you in making conscious food choices using this 80-20 guideline.

It is also essential to incorporate into your eating habits your own three food related non-negotiables.

2. Are you eating enough fiber?

It is important to eat food high in fiber such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, and nuts. Listen to your body when experimenting with new foods. Start with small portions to see how your body responds and make sure you're eating enough (but not too much) fiber to help you feel full, satisfied, and aid in optimal digestion. 

3. Are you drinking enough water?

There is no “one-size-fits-all” to how much water you should drink daily. If you know you aren't drinking enough water, you can set goals to increase your water intake daily, over a period of time. The truth is, you're probably not hydrating as well as you think.

4. Are you eating because you're bored?

Almost everyone has the tendency to overeat from time to time. However, if you find that you are binge eating on a regular basis, this is just an indicator to pause and pay attention. There's probably something deeper going on that is triggering this behavior.

Asking yourself these four questions will help you to get to the root of why you are overeating healthy food so that you can nourish your body well and maintain optimal health and your ideal body weight for the long-term.

It may not be an overnight journey but I promise, it will be worth it.

Need help? Let me show you how I myself made this journey, and have supported countless other women do the same.

If you struggle with yo-yo dieting, binge eating, picking your body apart, “scale jail”, compare and despair, making excuses, being a control freak, body and food obsession, I can help.

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